Leadership courses designed to expand your capability to lead, inspire, and achieve

Explore the strategies, tools, and techniques you need to transform your team, your organization, and yourself. Using a research-based approach, broad-based programs incorporate simulations, experiential activities, and case studies to help leaders realize their full potential.

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The Academy for Emerging Leaders

Hone your leadership skills through Johns Hopkins Executive Education’s Academy for Emerging Leaders. If you are a professional with less than five years of work experience, the Academy for Emerging Leaders is your opportunity to learn from Johns Hopkins faculty and gain the confidence and business skillsets to grow in your career.

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The Academy for Women and Leadership

The Academy for Women and Leadership is built for women in the workplace today. Women understand the obstacles related to climbing to highest levels of leadership and are ready to break through these barriers.

This course prepares participants to:

  • Reimagine and advance your leadership skills
  • Enhance your professional influence
  • Better understand the nuances of negotiation
  • Learn how to structure your professional network to support your career goals and advancement
  • Walk away with a workplace toolkit for success
  • How to advocate for pay equity
  • Prepare to take on the challenges that every senior leader must face with practical guidance from seasoned executive coaches
  • Build a strong personal and professional network with women leaders from various industries

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Leading Inclusively

The expectation to “do more with less” in an organization requires leaders to bring out the untapped potential of a workforce. Discover research-based strategies and tools to leverage employee capabilities, drive individual performance, and achieve organizational goals. Participants will understand the power of inclusion to attract, motivate, and retain human capital while maximizing performance and creating value through people.

This course prepares participants to:

  • Overcome biases in human resource management
  • Build and lead diverse work teams to drive performance goals
  • Learn research-based strategies for tactically and strategically managing human capital
  • Understand the ways in which people create value in and for organizations

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Leading Organizational Change

Manage change in your organization and develop a successful framework for problem-solving. Learn how to use the power of systems to overcome challenges using four simple frameworks: change kaleidoscope, immunity to change, open space technology, and system diagnostics.

This course prepares participants to:

  • Tap into their own implicit change theory
  • Discover a system to create governance
  • Diagnose the systems they are trying to change
  • Connect with faculty and peers to collaborate

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Designing Personal Change

Setting a goal is the first step to achieving it. In this course, participants will learn the psychology behind personal changes and master techniques to realize their aspirations. Discover innovative solutions to generate your personal success.

This course prepares participants to:

  • Set realistic personal and professional goals
  • Understand and challenge possible setbacks
  • Create and act upon an approachable plan of action to achieve objectives

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Foundations of Leadership and Management

Understand how to better form teams and make strategic decisions, how to leverage group processes and personal networks to be more effective as a leader, and how to select and motivate the right people to join your team or unit. Foundations of Leadership and Management is the required foundational course for the Management Development Certificate (but open to any Carey Executive Education participant). Participants learn to lead with purpose and incorporate core knowledge and skills from leadership and organization research into their daily practices.

This course prepares participants to:

  • Guide teams to efficient and effective decisions
  • Leverage a professional network for leading more productively in organizations
  • Motivate others to achieve team or organizational goals
  • Select and develop the right people for a team or organization

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